Discovery certificate for object 2016adk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 799 [ 2016TNSTR..93....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-08 18:25:32
Sender: Mr. Jonathan Brown
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe (Coral Towers Observatory), S. Kiyota (Variable Star Observers League in Japan), J.S. Brown, T.W.-S. Holoien, K.Z. Stanek, C.S. Kochanek, D. Godoy-Rivera, U. Basu (Ohio State), B.J. Shappee (Hubble Fellow, Carnegie Observatories), J.L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), D. Bersier (LJMU), Subo Dong, Ping Chen (KIAA-PKU), G. Bock (Runaway Bay Observatory, Australia), I. Cruz (Cruz Observatory), J.M. Fernandez (Observatory Inmaculada del Molino) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016adk
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-16bl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:42:26.680 (175.611167) DEC = -36:54:23.41 (-36.906503)
Discovery date: 2016-02-08 05:16:48 (JD=2457426.72)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11422674-3654256
Host redshift: 0.029547


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-08 05:16:48
Flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-01 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016adk